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Secrets are every where

Make Me Rain by Nikki Giovanni

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Also by Nikki Giovanni:

Make Me Rain, October 2021
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
A Good Cry, November 2017
Hardcover / e-Book
Chasing Utopia, November 2013
Hardcover / e-Book
Lincoln and Douglass, October 2008
Hardcover
Hip Hop Speaks to Children with CD, October 2008
Hardcover
Rosa, October 2005
Hardcover

Make Me Rain
Nikki Giovanni

Poems & Prose

William Morrow
October 2021
On Sale: September 28, 2021
144 pages
ISBN: 0062995294
EAN: 9780062995292
Kindle: B0843S8ZG7
Paperback / e-Book (reprint)
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Multicultural African-American | Fiction Poetry

One of America’s most celebrated poets challenges us with this powerful and deeply personal collection of verse that speaks to the injustices of society while illuminating the depths of her own heart.

For more than fifty years, Nikki Giovanni’s poetry has dazzled and inspired readers. As sharp and outspoken as ever, she returns with this profound book of poetry in which she continues to call attention to injustice and racism, celebrate Black culture and Black lives, and and give readers an unfiltered look into her own experiences.

In Make Me Rain, she celebrates her loved ones and unapologetically declares her pride in her Black heritage, while exploring the enduring impact of the twin sins of racism and white nationalism. Giovanni reaffirms her place as a uniquely vibrant and relevant American voice with poems such as “I Come from Athletes” and “Rainy Days”—calling out segregation and Donald Trump; as well as “Unloved (for Aunt Cleota)” and “”When I Could No Longer”—her personal elegy for the relatives who saved her from an abusive home life. 

Stirring, provocative, and resonant, the poems in Make Me Rain pierce the heart and nourish the soul. 

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